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this a second turning with my nova chuck it sure holds nice ,vase is 5×6” neck attached with gorilla glue clear finnish(spray from abro paints)
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#1 posted 03-20-2009 11:44 PM
Wow, that’s gorgeous. I love the contrast.
-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com
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#2 posted 03-20-2009 11:51 PM
So pretty. I really love it. I’m very new to turning, and have only a tiny lathe so far, so I’m wondering about the original glue-up blank. Did you start with roughly cylindrical stock? Was the mahogany bit smaller to begin with, or were they both about the same, and you turned a lot of the mahogany away? Thanks for sharing.
-- Gary, Los Angeles, video game animator
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#3 posted 03-20-2009 11:51 PM
that deserves some professional photography, great job on the vase!
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#4 posted 03-21-2009 12:12 AM
Beautiful turning, nice design.
-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.
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#5 posted 03-21-2009 02:31 AM
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#6 posted 03-21-2009 02:50 AM
You’ve got a good eye for form, and access to some great woods. I love the simplicity of your shop.
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#7 posted 03-21-2009 12:30 PM
I would just love to try a piece like that. Sweet !!
-- Brian, Ontario Canada,
#8 posted 03-21-2009 05:07 PM
Well thanks for the comments,first photo=I really take pict as they are ,no fancy set up because the piece is as you see it ,too many times they look like a million bucks ,and in true life they are nothing like the pic,the mahogany neck is a bunch of cut offs fron a friend ,craft shop,they never use those for anything( my gain)I start with a 5×5 of catahua that also was given to me by the same shop,they never use spalted wood,also my gain,make the vase,the part of the neck had terrible worm holes so y return that part and put the neck on the top,made many that way,you can see some examples in my web,for toyguy= just get your self some buckeye is almost the same thingthanks steve,my shop is used by me 12 hours a day more or less not hobby turning,if Im not here at the pc Im there turning away ,or making visits to metal turner to try few thing I see here ,got to make me a steady rest,lol
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